Join us to celebrate our 2021 senior English majors! This virtual event will be held on Saturday, May 15 at 11am.
Despite the difficult year, the Department of English has much to celebrate in 2020. Read our annual newsletter, available now.
The 2021 Jabberwocky staff have published the latest edition, which reflects on how students have coped during challenging times.
Photo credits and cover art by Catherine Buckey
Associate professor Ocean Vuong's debut novel, On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous, will be adapted for film by A24, an award-winning entertainment company.
Image by Angelica Alzona / for the New Yorker
Our students are involved in many different types of activist efforts and community organizations. Learn about how Cameron Smith '21 is using his English major skills to take charge on a new climate change project, 22nd Century Blog!
The English major has so much to offer a wide range of career paths. Learn more about your choices, check out internships, or pursue a specialization!
June 11, 2021
Elena Kalodner-Martin, a PhD student in the Composition and Rhetoric program, was recently awarded a Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC) Diversity Scholarship....
May 19, 2021
In lieu of its annual Senior Breakfast, held every spring on the morning of Commencement Day, the English Department hosted on May 15 a virtual celebration for graduating English majors. ...
The ability to analyze, understand, and synthesize text is important [in a job like mine]. You get this from essentially every English course you take. Good writing skills are equally important, and English courses that focus on writing (language, composition, rhetoric) equip you with the writing skills to succeed in “the real world.”Continue reading about Veronique Lee